Amitabh Bachchan defeats SRK, Akshay to win Balasaheb Thackeray biopic poll

  • ANI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 29, 2016 21:24 IST
Amitabh’s character in Sarkar was said to be loosely based on Balasaheb Thackeray. (YouTube)

Beating Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Manoj Bajpayee, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has grabbed the highest number of votes to play renowned politician Balasaheb Thackeray in the biopic Saheb.

Recently, a leading entertainment website conducted a poll among four actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Manoj Bajpayee.

Read: Balasaheb’s life story needs to be shared, says Smita Thackeray

Read: Why Maharashtra must thank a watchful Bal Thackeray

The biopic, is currently in its pre-production phase and would go on floors by October this year.

Under the banner Rahul Productions, the biopic on Balasaheb Thackeray would be produced by his daughter-in-law Smita Thackeray.

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